Master of Science Degrees

  • MS in Strategic Communication
    MS in Strategic Communication
    Professional Science Masters in Physics - Nano-science for Industrial Materials
    Professionals with technical degrees in physics, chemistry, mathematics or engineering are the target audience for this degree. The PSM in Nano-science for Industrial Materials will provide the graduate with preparation to move into management positions within a company. This professional degree will include an industrial internship where the student will work with academic faculty and industry leaders to give the student practical experience in solving problems in technological business.
    Professional Science Masters in Applied and Industrial Chemistry
    This program represents IUP's commitment to educating students to be the problem-solvers of tomorrow's industries. Following completion of science proficiency courses, the graduate student will take a set of Professional Development courses designed to augment the student's scientific knowledge with communication, business and management skills to better prepare students to meet the technology challenges of a company. The program will also prepare the student for advancement to management positions within the company. 
    MS in Health Services Administration
    The Master of Science in Health Services Administration degree will consist of 36 credits. The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions will offer 18 credits, the Department of Employment and Labor Relations will offer 15, and students would also
    MS in Sport Science
    The Master of Science degree in Sport Science is designed to meet the needs of students from nonteaching professions, as well as from the teaching profession. The program is discipline-specific with provision for students to choose from among different academic tracks: Sport Management, Exercise Science, and Sport Studies.
    MS in Speech-Language Pathology
    The program provides for the completion of the academic and practicum requirements for the Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA, for Pennsylvania Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology, and for Level I Certification in Teaching the Speech and Language Impaired from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
    MS in Safety Sciences
    The Department of Safety Sciences offers a 36 credit-hour program of study leading to a Master of Science degree in Safety Sciences. A capstone project is required. Students are required to complete a core set of courses and select electives courses, with the approval of their advisor, in fields directly related to safety sciences. 
    MS in Nursing
    The MS in Nursing prepares graduates for an advanced-practice nursing role as a nurse administrator or a nurse educator and serves as a foundation for doctoral study.
    MS in Geography
    IUP’s Department of Geography and Regional Planning offers graduate programs leading to the degree of Master of Science in geography. The MS program is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers as geographers in business, government, research, environmental, and planning organizations or for entry to a doctoral program at another university. Emphasis is placed upon developing professional competence in the tools, substance, methodology, and geographic theories.
    MS in Food and Nutrition
    The Master of Science degree program is designed to provide advanced training in food and nutrition through both course work and research. The program prepares students for food- and nutrition-related careers or to complement their existing occupations by increasing the depth of their knowledge with respect to food and nutrition, developing research skills, and enhancing their application skills by specializing in the area of applied human nutrition. 
    MS in Biology
    The MS in Biology is designed for students who want to pursue graduate work leading to the PhD degree and for students who are seeking careers as biologists in a number of different professions.
    MS in Applied Mathematics
    The MS in Applied Mathematics is designed to produce graduates who are marketable in industry, government, and education. The program is appropriate for professionals who want to enhance their skills and for secondary mathematics and science teachers who seek a deeper understanding of how mathematics and statistics can be used to solve applied problems.